Art Nouveau style advertising poster. Mucha breaks the symmetry of his composition by discouraging Amethyst's left arm as he raises his hair with his hands, his left elbow pointing towards the viewer.

Mucha's preliminary sketch and correspondence shows that he originally planned to represent the naked figure from the waist up, but Champenois asked that her breast be covered out of fear that there would be objections for moral reasons.


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